Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A meat paste, such as pâté de foie gras.
  • noun A small pastry filled with meat or fish.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small pasty In fortification, a kind of platform, usually of a roundish or oval shape, erected on marshy ground to cover a gate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A finely-ground paste of meat, game, fish or vegetables, sometimes with the addition of alcohol.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Old French paste, paste, pâté; see paste.]

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Borrowing from French pâté ("paste")

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